Face mask Maker: Unknown

A.D. 100–600

Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view


Calcite onyx marble (pale green, veined, translucent stone)


13.6 × 12.3 × 6.8 cm (5 3/8 × 4 13/16 × 2 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Katharine Ordway Collection

Accession Number



Early Classic Period


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 39–40, 205, no. 15, fig. 11.
  • "Acquisitions 1980," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 65.
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Object/Work type

funerary art, human figures (visual works), masks (costume)

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